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Title
First model of Mount Wilson Observatory under construction
Date Created and/or Issued
3/1920
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
First model of Mount Wilson Observatory under construction; view from the east showing buildings in place. The model sits on a wooden table. behind the model, a dark cloth has been hung on the wall to provide a backdrop to the model. A calendar page is on the wall; a lamp hangs above the model on the table.
Image courtesy of the Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science Collection at the Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
Type
Image
Format
image/jpeg
Identifier
COPC 1147
29144
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/1245
Subject
Mount Wilson Observatory--Models
Astronomical observatories--Models
Observatories--Models
Towers--Models
Calendars
Lamps
Tables
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Mount Wilson (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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